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Posted by on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 10:05pm.

A freight train has a mass of 1.5 × 107 kg.
If the locomotive can exert a constant pull
of 4.9×105 N, how long does it take to increase
the speed of the train from rest to 74 km/h?
Answer in units of min.

  • physics - , Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 10:48pm

    F=ma

    a=F/m

    vf=at
    t= vf/a=vf*m/Force

    change vf to m/s, and you have it.

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